New legislation in Missouri will create a new class of medical license, the "assistant physician." Critics say it will establish a reprehensible dual standard of care, one for the rural and underserved and another for everyone else. >>>
Primary care doctors surveyed by the Medical Group Management Association say nearly 6% of their compensation was pegged to quality metrics in 2013, up from 3% in 2012. >>>
Physicians employed by hospitals enjoy richer benefits and potentially fewer administrative hassles, but physicians employed by private practice express higher satisfaction with their compensation packages, survey data shows. >>>
For healthcare facilities that serve an important niche, such as critical access hospitals, a variety of pressures are changing the way they do business. >>>
In many instances in which hospitals have purchased or affiliated with others in their region, there has been little or no real integration, a pair of health policy experts contends. >>>
Less than twelve weeks after a strong tornado crippled a small Mississippi hospital, its interim CEO shares his thoughts on the way forward. >>>
Gloria Beim, MD, pushed past gender bias early in her career to become an orthopedic surgeon, found her own practice, and be named Chief Medical Officer for the United States Olympic Committee. >>>
Job growth in the healthcare sector continues, but at a tempered pace. >>>
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